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  • Local |Education | October 16, 2013

    Board to discuss test scores

    The USD 383 school board will hear about how students performed on assessment tests at 6:30 pm Wednesday at Robinson Education Center. The board will also consider a proposal to make some alterations to the district’s facility use fees.

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 16, 2013

    42 bands to perform at Central States Marching Festival

    Take a bye, football. It’s a day just for bands as Kansas State University hosts the 27th Central States Marching Festival on Saturday, Oct. 19, at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The university’s Central States Marching Festival has grown into the premier marching band festival

  • Local |Business | October 15, 2013

    13 evacuated from low-income housing building


    Mold problems in a Manhattan Housing Authority apartment building have forced some residents to be temporarily relocated. The structure is the Apartment Towers at 300 N. Fifth Street, which is administered by the MHA as low-income housing. The building, completed in 1974, was strictly for the elderly

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 15, 2013

    Officials make plan for disease outbreak

    Detection of a foreign animal disease in the area would create a logistical challenge for emergency personnel, Pottawatomie County officials learned last week. Participating in a simulated foreign animal disease (FAD) drill Wednesday and Thursday, October 9-10, emergency officials went through the motions of dealing

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 15, 2013

    Architecture students earn honors for projects

    Outstanding studio work and a design-build project at a Girl Scout camp near Topeka have earned several Kansas State University architecture students honors from the American Institute of Architects Kansas, or AIA Kansas. The awards were presented at the AIA Kansas Conference, Sept. 11-14, in

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 15, 2013

    Mideast historian to speak

    One of the nation’s best known historians of Islam and Middle East history and politics will deliver the biennial Fred Parrish Lecture and Colloquium in Religious History, sponsored by the history department at Kansas State University. Juan R. Cole will present “Egypt’s Rebellion

  • Local |Traffic | October 15, 2013

    Highway 24 wreck injures 3

    WAMEGO – Three persons were injured last Friday night in a three-vehicle accident at the intersection of Salzer Rd and US Highway 24, about one mile west of Wamego. Transported by ambulance to Wamego Health Center were Rita Malin, Jack Malin and Rechelle Malin, passengers in a 2014

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 14, 2013

    City to rule on stage

    City commissioners Tuesday will decide the future of the Peace Memorial Auditorium. During the meeting at 7 p.m. in City Hall, commissioners will vote on amending the contract with Bruce McMillan Architects for $39,650 to create new preliminary designs. The new designs would keep the auditorium

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | October 14, 2013

    Business building gets $1M gift

    Rand and Patti Berney, Southlake, Texas, have made a $1 million gift to support the new building for the College of Business Administration at Kansas State University. The proposed new building plan has 140,000 square feet of space featuring tiered classrooms, a large showcase lecture hall, computer

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 14, 2013

    Economist to speak

    Edward Wolff, New York University economist, will discuss the decline of the middle class at 7 pm Tuesday in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union. Wolff’s appearance at K-State is a part of the Lou Douglas Lecture Series, which is dedicated to Douglas, who

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